House Sitting in Oakwood, Richmond, VA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

1. Rachel Verified Background CheckRover 101

Never met a dog I didn't love

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting

"Rachel was wonderful! She was available on extreme short notice and took amazing care of our two dogs ensuring they got all the snuggles and playtime that th... (more)"

2. Connor Verified Background Check

Experienced & Affordable!

Fairmount, Richmond, VA, 23223

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Connor is very reliable and sends detailed updates when i am gone. He is considerate and thorough (more)"

3. Stella Verified Background CheckRover 101

Stand-In pet mom

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stella has watched Roux for me a couple of times and she is amazing! I am so thankful to have found a sitter that likes my dog almost as much as I do! She ... (more)"

4. Heather Verified Background Check

Energetic playmate for your pup!

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Animals and house all in great shape upon return. She kept in touch daily. I would definitely request Heather again. (more)"

5. Jamie Verified Background Check

Excited to Meet Your Pups!

Richmond, VA, 23231

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jamie was great with my Doberman, Kali, while we were away for the weekend. She was very communicative and sent pictures daily. Thanks again! (more)"

6. Ethan Verified Background Check

Rockin' Animal Lover!

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Definitely hitting up Ethan next time my husband and I go out of town. Loved his picture updates, and detailed feedback, I felt that our dog was in good hand... (more)"

Active and Accepting Requests
7. Paul Verified Background CheckRover 101

People like me ... dogs love me!

Highland Park Southern Tip, Richmond, VA, 23222

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Paul has taken care of my dog several times when I have to go out of town for work and walks him regularly through the week. He always did really well with T... (more)"

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8. Alison Verified Background Check

“Dogs never bite me. Just Humans”

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Would highly recommend Alison to anyone! She’s stayed with my two dogs on numerous occasions & they are always incredibly well taken care of. Whether it’s st... (more)"

9. Dennis Verified Background Check

Caring for your babies like my own!

Church Hill North, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Dennis is the doggy whisperer! He has an incredible amount of experience in countless fields related to dogs and dog behavior and he LOVES every single dog t... (more)"

10. Danielle Verified Enhanced Background Check

Available to care for your pets!

Central Office, Richmond, VA, 23219

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Danielle and her fiance were amazing to our puppies. They were incredibly attentive. Even open to having a meet and greet to ensure that our dogs were as com... (more)"

11. Ryan Verified Background Check

Dogs, cats, & everything in between

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Ryan was very attentive and caring when he watched Bella, my 5 pound Chihuahua. He sent pictures and videos which allowed me to have a stress free vacation k... (more)"

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12. Ty Verified Background Check

Fenced-in The Fan

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"I was so pleased to meet Ty. He did a fantastic job with our pup. He walked her one day and did babysitting one day. He was very prompt replying, easy to com... (more)"

13. Stanford Verified Background Check

Recent URGrad Offering Dog Services

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stanford is a phenomenal friend and all around person! I have had the pleasure of knowing Stanford since kindergarten and he has been nothing short of the be... (more)"

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14. Elizabeth Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Dog owner with years of experience!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"She is the best!!! She loves dogs. She is incredibly responsible and has good judgment. She has owned two boarder collies. Dogs (and people) love Elizabeth. (more)"

15. Cat Verified Background Check

Get Cat to take care of your dog!

Southern Barton Heights, Richmond, VA, 23222

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"We recently took a two week vacation, and found Cat on Rover. We were worried because Gator deals with anxiety. Cat took excellent care of Gator and our home... (more)"

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16. Alexandra Verified Background Check

All pets with love to give accepted

Old Town Manchester, Richmond, VA, 23224

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Alexandra was so sweet to my cat! She sent lots of pictures and left the place spotless when I returned. Super friendly and bubbly and has a well established... (more)"

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17. Chandler Verified Background Check

Young, energetic, ready to go

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Really liked meeting Chandler and then having him stay at our house with our pets. He was easy to communicate with, flexible, and I trusted his experience. O... (more)"

18. Andrew Verified Enhanced Background Check

Pet Care Extraordinaire!

Church Hill North, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Andrew is a natural with pets! He has cared for our dogs and elderly cat on a number of occasions, and gives them lots of love and attention. He always goes ... (more)"

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19. Rebecca Verified Background CheckRover 101

Animal Lover & Aspiring Dog Trainer

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rebecca was an absolutely fantastic dog-sitter to our boy, Gatsby! She sent us tons of photos and updates, which was great because my husband and I get major... (more)"

20. Jack Verified Background Check

Outgoing Human, Seeking Doggos!

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jack is kind, responsible person who loves 4-legged friends. He is a great communicator and listener, is punctual, dependable and gives 100% to whatever he ... (more)"

Pet parents in Oakwood, Richmond, VA love dog sitters on Rover.com. 663 owners have reviewed sitters in Richmond, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating, and 92% of pet parents live within a short drive of a dog sitter on Rover. That means Rover is the perfect place to go when you're search for loving, safe care for your best friend. Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a day on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

Never beg a friend to watch your dog again. With Rover, you can find your the perfect Oakwood house sitter in seconds. When you book house sitting on Rover, your dog will enjoy a loving, relaxing stay in their own home. If you're looking for care for pets other than dogs, you can find a pet sitter who offers care for cats, caged pets, and even horses. No matter what, you'll know that your pet is getting loving care. By removing common pet care obstacles, Rover ensures dogs nationwide are happy and well-cared for even when their human is away, and empowers dog lovers to live happy and fulfilling lives. Founded on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of a dog, Rover makes it easy for you to reach trusted house sitters in Oakwood, Richmond who can provide the care your dog needs, when they need it.

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